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10 apr
WestJet to offer direct route Québec City - Calgary between June and October 2018

Québec, April 10, 2018 – WestJet Airlines has confirmed that it will be offering a new direct route between Québec City Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB) and Calgary International Airport (YYC) from June 29 to October 26, 2018.

WestJet will fly direct four times a week to Calgary International Airport (YYC) from June 29 to September 8, and three flights a week thereafter until October 26, 2018.

26 mar
Employee Recommended Workplace Awards 2018 - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport recognized as an outstanding workplace in Canada

Québec City, March 23, 2018 – On March 20, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) featured in the Mid-Sized Employers category of the second annual Employee Recommended Workplace Awards, presented by Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail. The Employee Recommended Workplace Awards recognize the excellence of organizations that promote the commitment, productivity and health of their workers.

13 mar
RTC bus route 6: Good news for passengers and employees at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport

Québec City, March 13, 2018 – Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is pleased to announce that the Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC) will establish a direct bus route between the airport and downtown Québec City in the spring of 2019.

01 mar
A year under the banner of growth, vision and ambition

Québec, March 1, 2018 – An increase in flight volume from 350 to over 420 flights a week in spite of upgrade work on the main runway, and traffic up by 3.4% to reach a new high of 1,670,880 passengers, an expansion project delivered on time and on budget, and an enviably sound financial situation: the year that just ended will henceforth be associated with growth, vision and pride for the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB).

26 feb
YQB Benchmarking by the Air Transport Research Society: “The ATRS rankings are invalid and must be ignored,” says world recognized consulting group

Québec, February 26, 2018 – Every year, the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) conducts a study, the Airport Benchmarking Report, in which they claim to measure the efficiency of over 200 airports around the world.

15 feb
Air Canada Rouge to provide service between Québec City and Toronto starting July 1, 2018

Québec City, February 15, 2018 – Air Canada has confirmed that its subsidiary Rouge will take over service between Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The current fleet of 74-seat Bombardier Q-400s will be replaced by 136-seat Airbus 319 and 200-seat Airbus 321 jets. Rouge will operate five daily flights to Toronto Pearson International Airport.

06 feb
YQB: Another year and still growing

Québec City, February 6, 2018 - 2017 ended with strong growth for Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). The number of passengers traveling through the airport increased 3.4% over the previous year, peaking at 1,670,880, an increase of 55,000 people, despite repairs to the main runway that limited access for large aircraft from May 23 to August 9, 2017.

 

05 jan
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport and the taxi industry turn to technology

Québec City, January 5, 2018 – Starting in early January 2018, Aéroport de Québec inc.

12 dec
Priority Pass Lounge of the Year Awards 2017 : YQB’s VIP Lounge named Lounge of the Year in North America

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - The Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) VIP lounge was voted Lounge of the Year in North America, all categories combined, by Priority Pass program members.

11 dec
YQB: the new international terminal receives its first passengers

Québec City, December 11, 2017 – This morning the first passengers walked into the new international terminal at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB).